What’s Inside League Express: December 11 edition

The World Cup may be over and we’re all counting down the days until Rugby League returns for the new season – but there’s still plenty happening in the sport for you to find out about in this week’s League Express.

Delivered straight to your smart device on Sunday night with an online subscription (don’t have one? Click here), here’s everything we’ve got in store for you this week:

  • We’ll reveal the frontrunner – and indeed the preferred choice of the board – to become the new coach at Bradford Bulls. It’s a bit of a surprise – and a name certainly not mentioned up until now..
  • Heading to Magic Weekend? We’ve got news of a bumper SEVENTH fixture at the event which will be announced shortly..
  • What’s upsetting the Championship clubs concerning newly-relegated Leigh Centurions? We’ll reveal all.
  • There’s a treat for Featherstone fans – as we EXCLUSIVELY reveal your new alternate kit for 2018!
  • St Helens coach Justin Holbrook opens up on his side’s chances of keeping hold of Alex Walmsley beyond 2018.
  • One leading Castleford player has backed Daryl Powell to become the new England coach if Wayne Bennett walks away.. find out who in this week’s paper.
  • We brought you news earlier in the year of how Widnes had received approaches about selling their Super League license: now, the Vikings have broken their silence on the issue to us.
  • Which World Cup star is attracting the interest of Catalans Dragons for 2018?
  • Jake Mamo speaks to us about his Huddersfield future – and whether he’ll be at the Giants beyond the end of his current deal.
  • There’s news aplenty from Wakefield – as we reveal more good news on the playing front..
  • ..while there’s news which will interest Trinity fans relating to their situation at Belle Vue for next season.
  • Editor Martyn Sadler and columnist Garry Schofield both reflect on the World Cup, with Martyn asking whether the tournament as a success, while Garry gives marks out of ten to the members of the England squad.
  • Our reporter Aaron Bower interviews 2021 Rugby League World Cup Chief Executive Jon Dutton about how the tournament will be different from the one we have just seen